Manchester City ’s Argentine striker Sergio Aguero “ sustained injuries” in a car crash in the Netherlands and is returning to Britain to be checked ahead of the weekend ’ s Premier League fixtures , the club said Friday.
“ Sergio Aguero will be assessed by club doctors today after being involved in a road accident on Thursday . The City forward was in Holland on his day off and has sustained injuries,” said the statement.
The prolific 29 - year - old will return to Manchester Friday morning and will be assessed ahead of City ’ s Premier League clash at Chelsea on Saturday .
Amsterdam police spokesman Frans Zuiderhoek told AFP that officers attended an accident in the city at around 11 : 00 pm ( 2100 GMT ) on Thursday after “ a taxi - cab hit a lamp - post ” .
He could not confirm the identities of the two passengers and the driver , who all asked to remain anonymous .
“ No other vehicles were involved ,” he told AFP early Friday , adding three people in the taxi “ have been transferred to hospital for observation … but there were no bad injuries. ”
The accident occurred on De Boelelaan street , said Zuiderhoek , not far from the Arena A where Colombian singer Maluma performed Thursday.
The Argentina striker , who has scored 128 goals in 187 games for the English club , on Thursday posted a picture of himself with the singer on his official Instagram page